Paradigm Initiative Nigeria (PIN) is looking for a young law graduate who is interested in ICT Policy, lobbying, research and writing. Said lawyer will –

  • Visit National Assembly daily for updates (Votes & Proceedings, Bills, Acts, etc) on relevant ICT Policy instruments
  • Share relevant ICT updates via PINigeria social media accounts
  • Submit weekly/monthly/quarterly/final report for use on PIN website
  • Develop rapport with relevant officers of the National Assembly (committee, research, staff, etc) and develop contact database for PIN engagement
  • Set up, for PIN and partners, direct meetings with legislators and policymakers on Internet Freedom, Cybercensorship and relevant legislation (Cybercrime/security, Intermediary Liability, Lawful Interception, etc)
  • Identify capacity building opportunities or references (for events, opportunities, etc) for policymakers and legislators
  • Encourage, and work with, relevant legislative/policy institutions to upload current relevant documents on their website
  • Scout the web and national dailies for relevant information on Nigeria’s ICT ecosystem and ICT Policy space
  • Acquire relevant materials from the National Assembly (pictures, video, documents, etc) for reports and documentary
  • Monitor general ICT-related activities via Ministry(ies), Departments and Agencies (MDAs) in Abuja, and beyond
  • Mapping of ICT Policy institutions in Nigeria (focus on Abuja)
  • Coordinate PIN’s ICT Policy events in Abuja, and work with PIN team on other ICT Capacity Building events in Northern Nigeria
  • Represent PIN at ICT Policy (and relevant ICT Capacity Building) activities in Abuja, around Nigeria and outside Nigeria.

Phew! Sounds like a very involved role, as is the reward, in silver and experience. If that sounds like you, apply here.

Paradigm Initiative Nigeria (PIN) is a social enterprise that connects Nigerian youth with ICT-enabled opportunities.

Bankole Oluwafemi Author

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